Changing your reverse DNS name servers at ARIN

If you have received a direct IP allocation from ARIN and would like to point them to Total Uptime so you can create zones for managing reverse DNS, these are the steps you need to take in order to complete the process. Log into ARIN online right from their home page at www.arin.net Click on […]

Do you support Reverse Lookup DNS (PTR) zones?

Yes, absolutely! Before you can configure a reverse zone, you must first, however, contact the ISP that issued you your IP addresses and have them delegate the IN-ADDR.ARPA or IP6.ARPA records to the name servers we’ve assigned to your account. (You can find these listed in a box on the right side of the DOMAINS […]

Unchanging Internet Concepts

Internet technology continues to change at a rapid pace, but the fundamentals are the same. Most networks are still using TCP/IP. Networks are designed and analyzed using protocol stacks. And data packet switching is still the lifeblood of the network. In this post, we take a look at some fundamental concepts in networking that the […]

What is an Application Delivery Controller?

Just when you think you have a good handle on the key technologies on the market, they come up with something new. If you’ve been told that you need to look at putting in an application delivery controller (ADC), read on. Glorified Load Balancer? To get to the heart of the matter, we need to […]

What You Should Know About APIs

We all know how a computer user interface (UI) works — at least in general terms. Humans interact with digital machines using input devices, and we watch everything real-time on computer monitors. When we think of user input, we usually think of Input devices like a mouse, keyboard, touchscreen, trackball, or pointing stick. But we […]

Cookie Manipulation and Poisoning

Everybody loves cookies. They’re hard to resist — sweet and delicious. So why is something as flavorless as a computer cookie blessed with the same name? You can blame Lou Monulli. He created the technology for Netscape Communications and received a patent for it in 1998. In the beginning, nobody knew that cookies were being […]

Monitors TAB

Customers who subscribe to Cloud Load Balancing will have access to the MONITORS tab, as shown in the image below. Monitors do not work on their own, but are attached to servers in an ALF pack and are used to detect the status or availability of that device for automating routing changes. (It is important […]

Users TAB

This section displays a list of users for all of the companies you have access to view. You can add new users by clicking the ‘add’ button, or edit them to update contact information, change their active/inactive status or change which role the user is assigned to. If you are a reseller, you can create […]

Monitors Tab

Customers who subscribe to Cloud DNS Failover (included in the Professional, Premium & Enterprise packages) will have access to the MONITORS tab, as shown in the image below. Monitors do not work on their own, but are attached to devices within a DNS Failover pool and are used to detect the status or availability of […]

Import/Export Tab

The Import / Export tab within Cloud DNS allows you to easily bulk-add new domains to the platform, as well as export domains (currently one-by-one) in a traditional text file format for easy backup or for import into other DNS platforms. When you first land on the Import / Export tab, you will see the […]